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July 29 - Auto-trophy Room

Today’s factismal: Autotrophs don’t drool.

If you’ve seen “The Big Bang Theory”, odds are that you’ve heard the catchy little song that goes before it. But what you may not have caught is the fact that there are several errors in the song. 345 more words

Biology

A shocking lack of Zen

When was the last time you were alone with your thoughts for more than a moment or two? Did you enjoy the peace and quiet? Or did you desperately seek distraction? 726 more words

Biology

Contamination hits cell work

Mycoplasmainfestations are widespread and costing laboratories millions of dollars in lost research.

http://www.nature.com/news/contamination-hits-cell-work-1.15632

John Hogenesch saw the anguished look on his technician’s face and knew instantly that her experiments had gone haywire; he also had a pretty good idea of why. 656 more words

Biology

World's Largest Aquatic Insect Discovered

Photo credit: China News Service/ Zhong. A new species of insect appears to be the largest to spend most of its life in water

Megaloptera is an order of insects. 173 more words

Good To Know

Meet the electric life forms that live on pure energy

July 29, 2014

Unlike any other life on Earth, these extraordinary bacteria use energy in its purest form – they eat and breathe electrons – and they are everywhere…

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Biology

New protein structure could help treat Alzheimer's, related diseases

July 29, 2014

There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, but the research community is one step closer to finding treatment. 676 more words

Biology

Wake Up!

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From: underwater2web . <underwater2web@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 2:02 PM
Subject: Devastated Hanalei Reef. Pics with _______ PHD Marine Biologist. 867 more words

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